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Brewood, Staffordshire

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Brewood, Staffordshire

Brewood refers both to a settlement, which was once a town but is now a village, in South Staffordshire, England, and to the civil parish of which it is the centre. Located around grid reference SJ883088, Brewood village lies near the River Penk, eight miles north of Wolverhampton city centre and eleven miles south of the county town of Stafford. Some three miles to the west of Brewood is the border with the county of Shropshire.
DistrictSouth Staffordshire
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ8808
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01902
 

Other names by which Brewood, Staffordshire has been known in the past

Breude

Brewood, Staffordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Brewood, par. and town, in W. of co. and 8½ miles S. of Stafford, 11,839 ac., pop. 2948; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.

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